Bound To Stay Bound

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 Elijah of Buxton
 Author: Curtis, Christopher Paul

 Publisher:  Scholastic (2007)

 Classification: Fiction
 Physical Description: 341 p.,  22 cm

 BTSB No: 253829 ISBN: 9780439023450
 Ages: 9-13 Grades: 4-8

 Freedom -- Fiction
 Slavery -- Fiction
 Black people -- Fiction
 North Buxton (Ont.) -- Fiction
 Canada -- Fiction

Price: $6.55

In 1860, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, tries to bring to justice a preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG
   Reading Level: 5.40
   Points: 12.0   Quiz: 117751
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: 3-5
   Reading Level: 7.80
   Points: 17.0   Quiz: 41206

 Newbery Honor, 2008
Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2008

   Kirkus Reviews (+) (08/15/07)
   Booklist (+) (09/01/07)
 The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (00/10/07)
 The Hornbook (+) (00/11/07)

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